The Wit & Fantasy of Bes-Ben Millinery
|Date/Time:||Thursday, 28 Mar 2019 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm|
|Location:||Room 2019, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road|
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Guest Speaker: Elizabeth Jachimowicz, independent scholar and former Curator of Costumes at the Chicago History Museum
Jachimowicz will discuss her most recent research on mid-century designer Benjamin Green-Field. Known as Chicago's Mad Hatter, Green-Field achieved celebrity status for his whimsical millinery that featured the likes of panda's, lobsters, and playing cards. This event is in conjunction with Designed for a Modern Life Exhibition at the Christian Petersen Art Museum.